18 of the Best Reindeer Books for Kids

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Who doesn’t love a good reindeer story during this time of year?  We’ve all cherished the classic Christmas song and story, Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer, and now there are many more reindeer books for kids to enjoy this holiday season. 

Reindeer Christmas stories bring us all a sense of nostalgia. Kids love looking at all the illustrations that go along with each story. There is often a lesson to be learned in the end making them the perfect holiday books to read to young kids, while snuggling up near the glowing lights of the Christmas tree. 

These fun and festive reindeer books for kids are a joy to read, have cute pictures, and speak to matters of the heart.

Who doesn’t love a good reindeer story during this time of year? These fun and festive reindeer books for kids are a joy to read, have cute pictures, and speak to matters of the heart.

Best Reindeer Books for Kids

A Little Reindeer Board Book by Holly Berry-Byrd


This little reindeer lives on the North Pole and his parents help pull Santa’s sleigh. One day, he wants to do the same, so he’s on an adventure to learn everything he needs to know about pulling the sleigh.

Comet the Unstoppable Reindeer by Jim Benton

It’s the night before Christmas and Comet is ready, until he gets injured in an elf accident. While he can’t go, he realizes Santa left all the presents, so the injured reindeer must find a way to help.

Fritz the Farting Reindeer by Humor Heals Us

A fun book for kids to read during the holidays, this hilarious story is about Fritz, the reindeer who has gas! Will Santa choose Fritz and have him join the Christmas crew? Enjoy laughing with your kids with this silly reindeer character.

How to Catch a Reindeer by Alice Walstead

A fun Christmas story the kids will enjoy during the holidays, this book is about a group of kids who try to catch a reindeer to prove Santa is real.

Santa’s Lost Reindeer by Rachel Hilz

A fun story that follows Santa as he searches for the missing reindeer. With laugh out loud mishaps, the kids will love going on the adventure with Santa.

The Great Reindeer Rebellion by Lisa Trumbauer

A week before Christmas, trouble is brewing in the North Pole and Santa’s reindeer have gone on strike. It’s up to Santa to find other animals to join his sled team. Will the reindeer come and save Santa?

I’m a Reindeer by Mallory Loehr

A cute nonfiction book that will help children learn more about reindeer and what makes them so special. 

Rudolph the Red Nosed Reindeer by Rick Bunsen

A classic Little Golden Book for kids, Rudolph the Red Nosed Reindeer has been remastered so that kids today will enjoy the book.

Never EVER Race a Reindeer by Adam Wallace

Everyone’s heard about Santa’s crew playing all sorts of  reindeer games, but we might not know just how competitive the reindeer really are. This story follows a naughty reindeer who doesn’t follow all the rules.

A Day in the Life of a Reindeer by Katie Marisco

This educational children’s book about reindeer will be a great way for young readers to learn more about this polar region animal.

The Little Reindeer by Nicola Killen

A magical tale of miracles and nighttime adventure during the holidays, this book is about a little girl whose dream comes true when she gets to meet a reindeer.

Last Stop on the Reindeer Express by Maudie Powell Tuck

Mia has made a card for her grandpa. When she realizes she has no time to send the card, she stumbles across a magical mailbox and finds herself inside the Reindeer Express.

The Wild Christmas Reindeer by Jan Brett

Teeka oversees training the reindeer before Christmas Eve. She realizes the animals are spirited and mischievous. But Teeka realizes that even with all the trouble, kindness always wins in the end.

The Night the Reindeer Came to Play by Maria Votto

An adorable holiday book that tells the story of what happens when Santa’s reindeer makes a visit to one child’s home on Christmas Eve.

Uni the Unicorn Helps the Reindeer by Amy Krouse Rosenthal

Follow Uni on a magical adventure as she tries to help a lost reindeer. A great read this time of year.

Imogene’s Antlers by David Small

This is a whimsical story about a little girl who woke up one morning with antlers. A delightful book for any young reader to enjoy this holiday season.

Olive, the Other Reindeer by Vivian Walsh

This silly story is about a little dog named Olive who happens to have some rather desirable reindeer skills that will help Santa and his team. Kids will enjoy Olive’s adventures to the far north as he helps deliver gifts for Christmas.

The Reindeer Wish by Lori Evert

When little Anja finds an abandoned reindeer baby, she takes it home to care for it, and they become dear friends.. They go on many adventures together, but as the reindeer gets older, he wants to go be with other reindeer like him. Read this sweet story to find out what Anja plans to do for her sweet reindeer friend. 

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Whether you want to start a new Christmas tradition, add to your holiday book collection, or need a great gift idea, you will love these fun reindeer-inspired books to enjoy all season long. These reindeer books will be cherished by young and old alike.

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